exams in AP: College students of Andhra universities demand cancellation of exams

VISAKHAPATNAM: Many college students of assorted state universities have been protesting in several components of the state for the previous couple of days, demanding cancellation of examinations for first and second 12 months diploma college students and PG first 12 months within the wake of Covid-19.

The varsities, that are within the midst of conducting closing exams, introduced the schedules for the exams of first and second 12 months college students. Andhra College college students protested on a big scale twice within the final one week.

The scholars of PR Diploma School, Kakinada, have taken up an SMS marketing campaign in opposition to the proposed exams of the faculty. The activists staged a protest at Adikavi Nannaya College, Rajahmundry on the identical difficulty on Tuesday.

The College Grants Fee, in its tips to the upper academic establishments, made the exams for the graduating or the outgoing college students obligatory. Nevertheless, in relation to the scholars of intermediate semester or 12 months, the colleges can have the liberty to conduct exams based mostly on a complete evaluation of the scenario and even grading the scholars based mostly on their efficiency within the earlier semesters and inside evaluations.

Claiming that they have been saved at nighttime in regards to the impending exams until the final minute and citing the danger of Covid-19 transmission and lack of transport facility and preparation time, the scholars demanded that the varsities cancel the exams.

Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan, in a press release on Monday, requested the upper schooling council to rethink the proposed engineering exams. “The council can even replicate the mannequin of exams adopted by numerous premier academic establishments in different states to scale back stress on the scholars,” mentioned Pawan Kalyan.

Alternatively, the colleges made all of the preparations for the exams. Andhra College in-charge registrar GV Ravindranadh Babu mentioned that the cancellation or postponement of exams would adversely have an effect on the prospects of ultimate 12 months college students who’ve backlogs of their first and second years. “The scholars, who could miss out the exams as a result of numerous causes, can attend the re-exams to be performed a couple of weeks later,” he mentioned.

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